We donated 175 volunteer hours and gave away $65 to 65 members on 65th birthday!

October is a big month for us here at Landings Credit Union, celebrating not only International Credit Union Week, but also our 65th birthday on October 19th. This year we celebrated by giving back to our membership and community. 

We completed nine community service projects, and served five different non-profits over seven days totaling 175 hours. We achieved the goal of 100% participation from our 67 employees.

Friday, October 12th

- Volunteered at The Centers for Habilitation (TCH) helping them prep for their major fundraising event.

Saturday, October 13th

- Volunteered as table hosts for TCH’s Monster Mash Event

Monday, October 15t 

- Packed 34,128 meals at Feed My Starving Children

Tuesday, October 16th

- Packed 45,792 meals at Feed My Starving Children

Wednesday, October 17th

- Made 150 encouragement cards that will go to elementary age kids in United Way’s Weekend Hunger Backpacks.

- Offloaded deliveries, stocked shelves, and packed food boxes at Tempe Community Action Agency’s Food Pantry.

Thursday, October 18th (International Credit Union Day)

- Planted and harvested vegetables at the St. Vincent de Paul’s (SVDP) Mesa Urban Garden. Then we moved to the kitchen and served 250 meals in the SVDP dining room.

- Shared the credit union difference by purchasing coffee for every customer in the walk up and drive through at the family-owned Tempe coffee shop, Xtreme Bean Coffee Company.

Friday, October 19th (LCU’s 65th Birthday)

- Volunteered in the food bank at AZCEND, and helped stock the shelves and prepare food boxes for those in need.

- Gave away 400 coffee mugs to members that came in to a branch, and 65 of those members had the chance to win $65 in the Landings Mugshot Challenge.

This is the second year we celebrated International Credit Union Day by serving the community for the entire week, and plan to continue this new tradition for years to come.